Richard D. “Tadpole” May Jr., 56, passed away Friday, Sept. 20, 2013.
He was born Oct. 18, 1956, in Punta Gorda, Fla.
Richard worked as a teenager for Gulf Shore Seafood, many years with the Davey Tree Co., and for Waste Management. The last few years he spent on the water as a commercial fisherman doing what he loved best, fishing.
He is survived by daughters, Jennifer Boysel and Tiffany May; granddaughter, Tayler Temple; sisters, B.J. Werner and Gladys Reynolds; niece, Mandy Millard; nephews, John Reynolds, Robert and Michael Werner, and Larry and Jeffrey May; and mother-in-law, Ruth Temple. Richard was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Hazel May; sister, Wanda May; brother, Larry May; and his beloved wife, Barbara May.
A Memorial/Birthday Celebration will be held from 7 p.m. till 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, at the Ridge Harbor’s Community Hall, 30337 Cedar Road, Punta Gorda.
Arrangements are by Kays-Ponger & Uselton Funeral Home and Cremation Services.